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ANALYST: STARZ LIKELY TO REMAIN WITH NETFLIX

September 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield has expressed doubt that Netflix’s deal with Starz Entertainment is as dead as each side has made it out to be. In a note to clients, Greenfield suggests that Starz executives misjudged Netflix’s need for their content. Reportedly Netflix had offered $300 million to retain the Starz package, which includes mostly […]

WILL MOVIEGOERS GO APE OVER LATEST PLANET?

August 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

How much of a rise will 20th Century Fox’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes give the box office? Not an especially big one, according to box-office forecasters, who were notably way off in their calculations last week, when they predicted that Universal’s Cowboys & Aliens would do much more business than it did […]

NO STRINGS TIES DOWN 1ST PLACE AT BOX OFFICE (Updated)

January 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Exit surveys at theaters over the weekend indicated that 70 percent of moviegoers who turned out to see Paramount’s No Strings Attached were women — but neither that nor the fact that it was rated R prevented the rom-com from grossing an estimated $20.3 million, at the high end of industry forecasts. The prediction was […]